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Advantages And Disadvantages of Plastic


About some of the Advantages and Disadvantages of Plastic in brief . So let us check it out some advantages and disadvantages one by one.

Some of the  Advantages of Plastic are:

  1. Plastic is available at low cost.
  2. Plastic is strong and water and chemical resistant.
  3. Plastic is light in weight.
  4. Various products of plastic are available for household and other purposes.
  5. Plastic is also more flexible than glass.
  6. Plastic consumes very less energy for recycle compared to glass.
  7. Plastic is usually used for packaging of various products.
  8. Plastic is odourless and unbreakable.
  9. Plastics are durable.

Some of the Disadvantages of Plastic are:

  1. Plastics are non renewable.
  2. Plastic causes water and land pollution.
  3. Some plastics causes highly toxic fumes when they are allowed to burn.
  4. Plastics are non biodegradable.
  5. Plastic bags or its products present in water or land are harmful for marine animals or animals on land respectively.